The continuous heavy rain not only makes the traffic difficult, but also brings great obstacles to the runners. Will the wet outdoor venue leave your feet nowhere to be, and is your heart itchy? But don’t want to be on a closed indoor treadmill? In fact, it is not entirely impossible to participate in outdoor running on rainy days.
Rainwater flushes the dust and dirt in the air, which can effectively purify the air, make the road cleaner, the air is fresher, and generate a lot of negative ions in the rain, which makes people feel refreshed and help reduce blood pressure. Running in the rain also helps to eliminate rainy days. The mood is low. Rain can soothe facial skin and scalp, helping to eliminate fatigue. Long-term persistence in the rain will have a similar swimming effect and enhance the body. Adapt to environmental changes, improve the body’s immunity, and reduce the incidence of colds.
However, running in the rain also depends on rainfall. It rains too much, too low temperature or too much water is definitely not suitable for running. There are many potential dangers, sports experience and effects will be greatly reduced, and even the risk of illness.
If you want to enjoy a pleasant running experience in the drizzle, check out the 5 codes below：
Code 1: Full warm-up before running
In cold weather, the temperature is low, the muscles tend to be stiff, the elasticity is poor, and the ankle and knee joints are inflexible and easily strained. Therefore, you must pay attention to adequate warm-up before running, such as trotting in the wild, doing ankles, and heating the knee joint. The soles and body are fully active to avoid paralysis during running.
Code 2: Reduce the range of motion
When running on a rainy day, pay attention to exercise. Since the ground is very slippery, when the foot is dropped, the shoe and the ground slide relative to each other, and the energy loss increases. If the shoe enters the water, the slip between the foot and the foot will increase. It is easy to cause skin blistering and abrasion. Therefore, it is best to reduce the speed appropriately, increase the step frequency, and reduce the strength of the ankle when running on rainy days.
Code 3: Choosing the right place to run
On rainy days, the road is very slippery and the rain affects the line of sight. There are ups and downs, puddles, heavy traffic, and easy slipping. There are too many risk factors. Therefore, it is recommended to run in a track or field park.
Code 4: Choosing the right shoes and clothes will have some small details
Shoes running on rainy days should choose anti-slip function, strong grip, and try to wear mesh shoes, breathable shoes, these shoes have better drainage function; do not wear waterproof shoes, such shoes can not prevent water from being poured into the shoes, Moreover, the breathability is poor, heavy, and affects running. When choosing clothing, it is best to wear waterproof fabric on rainy days. Clothes of this material are not only worried about getting wet, but also warm and breathable. In addition, it is best to choose dark clothes to avoid getting wet. And become transparent.
Code 5: Choosing the right shoes and clothes
Drinking a cup of hot water (Chinese habits) or hot chocolate before and after running on a rainy day will help catch a cold and prevent colds; when running, pay attention to a little sputum, inhale with your nose, exhale with your mouth, and run to Slight sweating. Best of all, if you run more, the colder it is, it is best to stop running immediately; after running, dry your body as soon as possible, put on dry clothes, take a break, then take a hot bath to avoid a cold.
All in all, keep in mind that safety is the first to run in the rain. Feel the cool weather and fresh air is the most important thing, but don’t consider the dangerous actions of creating your PB.